Category Archives: Computer Science

Netflix law

Nowadays, Netflix almost takes the place of traditional cable cast especially in United States. The company has 46M subscribers in US, and 79M subscribers worldwide in the 2nd quarter of 2016. Surprisingly, behind Netflix coming to these days is Moore’s law.

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Netflix was in the physical DVD by mail business when the company was established. They predict that they need 8 more years to have satisfactory technology for both providers and consumers when the streaming idea comes to their mind. Thus, they form their strategy based on trustworthiness. They spend these 8 years to be a trustworthy company whereas they started to work on streaming. They worked with US Post Office instead of innovative ones for posting movies to prevent mis-routing. In the meanwhile, Blockbusters was the dominant player in the market but they ignore the streaming technology.

Today, Netflix is one of the most prestigious companies whereas Blockbusters has announced the bankruptcy and 1.46 billion dollars dept.

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How Printers Change Our Lifes: The Past and The Future

Most of people remind printers when they hear about the Xerox. Actually, that would not be incorrect to say a well known printer company triggered the most of developments in  the information age.

Although, Steve Jobs said “Since Windows just copied the Mac, it’s likely that no personal computer would have them.” in his Stanford Speech, graphical user interface was first developed at Xerox PARC in 1975. Windowing, icons, pop-up menus and pointing device (mouse) exist also opening and moving files are supported in Xerox Alto.

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